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Record Number: 4936


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

One little book that my father had given me the last time he was at home, was for a long time afterwards my inseparable companion... My dear Papa's beautiful storybook.

Century:

1700-1799

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1779 and 31 Dec 1781

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

location in dwelling: home

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Ellen Weeton

Age:

Child (0-17)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

1776

Socio-Economic Group:

Clerk / tradesman / artisan / smallholder

Occupation:

n/a

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Title:

['A storybook']

Genre:

Fiction, Children's Lit

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

owned


Source Information:

Record ID:

4936

Source:

Print

Author:

Ellen Weeton

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess

Place of Publication:

Whitstable

Date of Publication:

1969

Vol:

1

Page:

9

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Ellen Weeton, Miss Weeton's Journal of a Governess (Whitstable, 1969), 1, p. 9, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=4936, accessed: 13 June 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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